Town Hall is located at

16 N. 4th street
P.O. Box 667
Chatsworth, Illinois 60921

Phone

(815) 635-3095

Hours of operation are:

Monday - Friday:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Closed on the following Holidays:

New Year's Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veteran's Day
Thanksgiving Day
Friday after Thanksgiving
Christmas Day

Meeting Minutes


TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 2010 REGULAR BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEETING

 

OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEE’S, TOWN OF CHATSWORTH, HELD IN THE TOWN COUNCIL ROOM AT 7:00 P.M.

 

ROLL CALL SHOWED THE FOLLOWING PRESENT;  PRESIDENT HABERKORN, TRUSTEES MILLER, BIRKENBEIL, WILES, DILLER & KUBIAK.  ATTORNEY WEEKS AND CHATSWORTH ZONING COMMISSIONER BARTLETT PRESENT.  TRUSTEE RUNYON SEATED AT 7:25 P.M.

 

THE CHATSWORTH ORDINANCE BOOK TO BE PUT ON TOWN OF CHATSWORTH INTERNET WEB PAGE WILL NOT BE COMPLETED UNTIL A PORTION OF THE CD CAN BE FORMATTED.

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE BIRKENBEIL AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE WILES TO APPROVE ORDINANCE #391, AMENDING CHAPTER 2 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE TOWN OF CHATSWORTH 2.1.3 MEETINGS – REGULAR BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEETINGS WILL BE THE 2ND & 4TH TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 7:30 P.M. COMMENCING ON MAY 1, 2010.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 4 YEA

 

TRUSTEE MILLER – 1 NEY

 

ATTORNEY WEEKS WILL SEND ONE MORE LETTER BEFORE SETTING A COURT DATE ON THE DEMOLITION MATTER AT 509 E ELM.  TRUSTEE WILES/LAW & ORDER CHAIRMAN REQUESTED ATTORNEY WEEKS START LEGAL PROCEEDINGS ON THE FOLLOWING NUISANCE MATTERS:

1)  503 E ASH  2)  612 E LOCUST  3)  202 E SPRUCE

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE BIRKENBEIL AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE DILLER TO APPROVE THE RESOLUTION APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF $38,000.00 OF MOTOR FUEL TAX FUNDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF MAINTAINING STREETS & HIGHWAYS FROM MAY 1, 2010 THRU APRIL 30, 2011.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 5 YEA

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEES REVIEWED APPOINTED POSITION FEES/COMPENSATION AND PART-TIME WAGES.  THE FOLLOWING CHANGES WERE MADE:

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE KUBIAK AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE DILLER TO PAY $25.00 PER FREEDOM OF INFORMATION INCIDENT TO LUKE BARTLETT/FOI OFFICIER AND ALSO APPOINT BARTLETT AS OUR LIVINGSTON COUNTY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION MEMBER AT THE RATE OF $25.00 PER MEETING PER MONTH PLUS MILEAGE EXPENSE.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 5 YEA

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE MILLER AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE WILES TO INCREASE THE PART-TIME MOWER WAGE FROM $8.00 TO $10.00 PER HOUR.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 4 YEA

 

TRUSTEE BIRKENBEIL - PASS  

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE RUNYON AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE WILES TO OFFER THE 2010 SIDEWALK PROGRAM AT A COST TO HOMEOWNER OF $3.50 PER RUNNING FOOT.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE MILLER AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE RUNYON TO APPOINT MERLIN BATES TO FILL THE VACANT CHATSWORTH ZONING BOARD MEMBER SEAT.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

JERRY KURTENBACH/LAKE OLIVER STATED POSITIVE EFFORTS ARE BEING MADE IN THE FINANCIAL AREA.  BY JULY 1, 2010, LAKE OLIVER WILL BE SUBMITTING A PAYMENT TO THE TOWN OF CHATSWORTH TO BE USED IN FOR MAINTENANCE OF 500 & 600 NORTH ROADS.

 

LIVINGSTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPT/LT. GLOWACKI REPORTED 37 CALLS AND 6 CITATIONS ISSUED THE MONTH OF MARCH 2010.

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE MILLER AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE BIRKENBEIL TO PAY THE BILL FROM KAFER TILING & EXCAVATING, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,731.35 FOR REPAIR OF AN UNDERGROUND DRAINAGE TILE FROM THE OUTSIDE OF THE SIDEWALK TO THE STREET AT 111 N 7TH.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE 4 YEA

 

TRUSTEE KUBIAK – PASS   TRUSTEE WILES – PRESENT

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE BIRKENBEIL AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE RUNYON TO APPROVE CHATSWORTH ZONING COMMISSIONER’S REQUEST TO PURCHASE A WALKING WHEEL AT AN APPROXIMATE COST OF $30.00 AND A TAPE AT AN APPROXIMATE COST OF $22.40 FROM CORNER HARDWARE -  ITEMS TO BE STORED IN THE TOWN HALL MAINTENANCE OFFICE

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE MILLER AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE KUBIAK TO APPROVE THE QUOTE FROM WALTER WORKS TO SANDBLAST AND PAINT THE GMC TOPKICK DUMP BOX, WHICH INCLUDES 2 COATS OF PRIMER AND 2 COATS PAINT-POR15 IN BED & 1000 HOUR PAINT FOR $2,600.00.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE BIRKENBEIL AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE MILLER TO PURCHASE A TARP FOR ROAD SALT STORAGE AT AN APPROXIMATE COST OF $200.00.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 5 YEA

 

TRUSTEE RUNYON – 1 NEY  

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE WILES AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE KUBIAK TO PAY BILLS AS PRESENTED AND ISSUE VOUCHERS FOR SAME.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE MILLER AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE DILLER TO ADJOURN.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

 

 

 

SHARON K BIRKENBEIL_________________________________________DATE__

 

TOWN CLERK   04/30/2010

TOWN OF CHATSWORTH_